Monthly Archives: September 2009

The Wishful Theist

Daniel Dennett in his book Breaking the Spell has talked about “belief in belief in God.”  What does that mean? People who believe in God are sure that God exists, and they are glad, because they hold God to be … Continue reading

Posted in Epistemology, Paper Topic, Religion | 3 Comments

Unmarried to Each Other

There’s some interesting movements, books, and articles about how being unmarried to each other is the new social action.  I applaud this movement, mainly because it’s an expression of freedom.  Moreover, marriage is an evolving idea that has shifted the … Continue reading

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Evolution in Action

I know I haven’t been blogging lately, but since school has started, I’ve been extremely busy. I’m hoping to post on Mondays to get our intellectual juices flowing. At any rate, check out this image. Awesome stuff.  First of all, … Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Evolution, News, Science | 2 Comments

Fareed Zakaria: The Way Out of Afghanistan

As you know, I’m a big fan of Zakaria and I agree mostly with his policies about international affairs.  He has recently come up with an interesting article about how to deal with the troubles in Afghanistan: we buy off … Continue reading

Posted in Government, Soldiers, War | 1 Comment

Huxley vs. Orwell

Aldous Huxley (writer of Brave New World) and George Orwell (writer of 1984) have written great books about the dystopia of the future and how we should always be on the lookout for conformity.  Two great authors that should still … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Government | 3 Comments

Requiem for the Right, Health Care Myths, and How to Love the Bomb

In this weeks Newsweek, there were three interesting articles.  I’ll put them forth and express my opinion as well. Requiem for the Right This article talks about how the political right must do some drastic changes or else the Republican … Continue reading

Posted in Health, News, War | 3 Comments

Paul Krugman Explaining Why Economists Got It Wrong

Paul Krugman gives a great lesson in economics.  Even I can understand it. Keynes did not, despite what you may have heard, want the government to run the economy. He described his analysis in his 1936 masterwork, “The General Theory … Continue reading

Posted in Economics | 2 Comments

How do you make the News More Interesting?

You add T-Pain of course:

Posted in Humor | 2 Comments

How Taxes Help You

Many people complain about taxes, but most don’t realize that taxes are beneficial to society, and thus you.  The way I see it, taxes are taking a step backwards initially.  But because it brings out good benefits, the result is … Continue reading

Posted in Government, Health | 13 Comments